Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS)
45 Maxwell Road
The Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) was established on 1 Jan 2005 to administer the Competition Act. On 1 Apr 2018, CCS was renamed the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) and took on an additional role of administering the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act.
The functions of the CCCS, supported by 7 divisions, include:
(a) Maintain and enhance efficient market conduct and promote overall productivity, innovation, and competitiveness of markets in Singapore;
(b) Eliminate or control practices having adverse effect on competition in Singapore;
(c) Promote and sustain competition in markets in Singapore;
(d) Promote a strong competitive culture and environment throughout the economy in Singapore;
(e) Act internationally as the national body representative of Singapore in respect of competition matters and consumer protection matters;
(f) Promote fair trading practices among suppliers and consumers and enable consumers to make informed purchasing decisions in Singapore;
(g) Prevent suppliers in Singapore from engaging in unfair practices; and
(h) Advise the Government, other public authorities or consumer protection organisations on national needs and policies in respect of competition matters and consumer protection matters generally.